Beautiful Life

Even in stoic perseverance do mountains erode and cascade into the temporal flux of change... Only in this beautiful life is the ceasing forever ceaseless, is the resting forever restless, by which Being is forever Becoming. Only in this beautiful life does the ceaseless come to cease, does the restless come to rest, from which [...]

Love, Fear and Void

         Inspired by the smith chart graphical aid used by electrical engineers to solve problems in radio frequency engineering, this nomograph uses a dipolar axis (constituted by the poles of Self and Other) to contract the extremes of the standard Cartesian coordinate system (with only quadrants 1 and 2 included) into a [...]

Application of Nāgārjuna’s Eightfold Negation to the Tetralemma of Global Praxis

 I think there is a peculiar similarity in understanding both Communisation and the Buddhist concept of Emptyness (Śūnyatā). Nāgārjuna's revitalization of the Madhyamaka (Middle Way) principle developed by Gautama Buddha was intended to negate all substantialist metaphysical dogmas that were accumulating in the scholastic traditions after the Buddha's death. The concern was that these substantialist [...]

The Life of Our Movement

Every new generation of Communists must re-create the communist narrative in order to protect the life of this movement from the conservative forces that aim to petrify the revolutionary process through the retention of the old ghosts of past movements. To modify a popular quote of Marx's: "The tradition of all dead generations weighs like [...]

reflections on the notion of Self (Identity)

     The sense of Self seems to arise out of the assumption that the chain of reference produced by our inquiry into this notion (the chain that results from reflecting upon the contents of this notion of self, in which the contents themselves are found to be only composed of a series of reflections [...]

Beyond Affirmation and Negation

       Affirmation and Negation can be understood to be the positive or negative reactions we have towards the contents of experience. These reactions are causally consequent of the registration of sense data, which abstracts fact from sense and upholds fact within reflection. While reaction may be a causal consequence of this entertainment of [...]